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On the lathe, by the lathe: do you have questions? frustrations? tips? This forum is for all the woodturners out there.

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View Brendo's profile

Help sanding figured oak burl bowl w/ natural edge

03-21-2016 12:02 PM by Brendo

Hi everyone, I am looking for help with a project I started about 3 yrs ag...

6 03-22-2016 12:57 AM
View Bill7255's profile

What brand VFD are you using for your lathe?

03-21-2016 07:57 PM by Bill7255

I am thinking of converting my PM 90 back to 3 phase with a 2 hp motor. I do...

1 03-21-2016 08:07 PM
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01-05-2016 02:38 AM by Laguna1

Got a 18” lathe now I need a bigger Chuck then my nova g3, I know the g...

35 03-20-2016 12:58 AM
View Drew101's profile

Old Craftsman Lathe Model 101.06242

03-18-2016 04:09 PM by Drew101

I recently picked up an old craftsman lathe. I previously picked up a Montgom...

1 03-18-2016 04:27 PM
View LeeMills's profile

Multi Purpose Tool Handles

03-13-2016 06:46 PM by LeeMills

I don’t think I have posted these before. The Jacobs is a 1/4” ab...

5 03-17-2016 11:01 PM
View Matthew Harper's profile

Delta 46-460 or NOVA comet II midi lathe?

03-03-2016 01:19 PM by Matthew Harper

Hi everyone, I am 15 and have been turning for about a year on a 10×18 m...

22 03-17-2016 10:52 PM
View Stephen's profile

Lathe motor overheating

03-17-2016 12:28 AM by Stephen

I have a mini Jet lathe. I changed the motor a couple years ago because it o...

5 03-17-2016 04:21 PM
View foodog's profile

#%@&%. Catches

03-15-2016 12:49 AM by foodog

Spent considerable time on this bowl, from dragging the logs home, cuttin...

7 03-17-2016 01:17 AM
View BB1's profile

looking to learn - woodturning resources

03-15-2016 12:08 PM by BB1

Looking for suggestions on “how to” books and dvds on woodturnin...

14 03-16-2016 02:36 PM
View SuperCubber's profile

What size cutters for carbide lathe tools?

03-13-2016 09:02 PM by SuperCubber

For you folks using carbide lathe tools, which cutter sizes for square, diamo...

12 03-15-2016 12:49 AM
View Biggamefish's profile

What do you guys recommend for wood dyes and grinder?

02-08-2016 03:55 PM by Biggamefish

This is a multi part question. I tried to dye some wood with some dye and it...

14 03-14-2016 03:09 PM
View HapHazzard's profile

DIY Bedan

03-11-2016 04:22 PM by HapHazzard

I’ve been watching tutorials on the bedan and decided to try making one...

18 03-14-2016 11:38 AM
View Kelly's profile

My Brand New [Fifty Some Year Old] Rockwell Delta Lathe

03-13-2016 10:39 PM by Kelly

What a nice couple days. Though I live in the toolies and, generally, find ...

12 03-14-2016 04:36 AM
View JoeinGa's profile (online now)

What? BUY a wrench for the new chuck? NAH! Make one !

03-08-2016 09:11 PM by JoeinGa

I bought a Nova chuck set and when it came in I see the insert adapter that s...

19 03-13-2016 02:29 PM
View ChrisGadway's profile

First set of lathe tools question

03-09-2016 02:04 AM by ChrisGadway

I am sure this question has been beaten many times. I’m trying to get ...

28 03-13-2016 01:21 PM
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03-13-2016 12:45 AM by Tim Boger

I’ve acquired a Vermec Sphere Cutting Jig and now want to purchase a Pi...

0 03-13-2016 12:45 AM
View John 's profile

Newbie Questions

03-10-2016 03:25 AM by John

I’ve been woodworking for over 30 years and have never touched a lathe....

15 03-11-2016 02:45 AM
View Cubby2's profile

Need help on mini wood lathe

03-10-2016 02:27 PM by Cubby2

I am looking for a mini wood lathe with 3/4×16tpi and mt1 taper in spind...

1 03-10-2016 04:36 PM
View BB1's profile

HF lathe...suggestions on base support

03-06-2016 12:50 PM by BB1

Took the plunge and brought home the HF lathe yesterday (thanks for all the r...

15 03-10-2016 03:54 AM
View EricFB's profile

Powermatic 45 Tail Stock Restoration

03-09-2016 06:07 AM by EricFB

Guys- I purchased an old powermatic 45 wood lathe. It needs work. Two ques...

2 03-09-2016 01:41 PM

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